With the AFCON up and running in the African scene especially as more results are expected, more twists will erupt in these games as the case may be.
With plenty of goals scored, qualification secured (with respect to some teams) and struggling performance as from top sides, there are some of the gists of the qualifying series.
Here Isagoal.com reveals some exemplary players that inspired their respective countries as the case may be.
Patson Daka (Zambia)The Zambia star man was exceptional in front of goal as he inspired the Chipolopolo side to an impressive away win early on this week.
Zambia defeated Lesotho 0-2 courtesy of his individual brilliance in the box as he grabbed a brace in the encounter.
He will hope to continue such performance when Leicester City takes to the pitch this weekend in the Premier League.
Mohamed Salah (Egypt)The talented Egypt star Mohamed Salah was on target when the Pharaohs of Egypt defeated Malawi 2-0 at home.
He was on the score sheet in the 20th minute to open the scoring in the game in the first leg against Malawi, coupled with the fear factor he brings to the Egyptian National side as a whole.
And he scored yet again as they mauled Malawi 0-4 in the reverse fixture. His goal came again in the 20th minute.
Louis Mafouta (Central African Republic)The Central African Republic forward scored twice to inspire his side to an amazing win at home as they played host to Madagascar.
After shocking Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles 0-1 in time past, they proved yet again that they are not pushovers in the African continent.
As Louis Mafouta scored in the 40th and 82nd minute to underlie his credential in this contest.
This article was updated 5 months ago